A very rare miniature hasamibako (travelling chest) of rectangular form with a lid and inset tray. The entire chest is covered in roiro-nuri lacquer decorated with a pattern of gold hiramaki-e scrolling vines and two gold takamaki-e mon-crest on the lid and on the front side. Fine engraved silver fittings on the edges and two silver looped handles on each side.
Dimensions: 6.5 x 10.1 x 7 CM (H x L xW)
Condition: Very well preserved – only very minor, expected wear to lacquer
Provenance: Galerie Zacke archive